The drama was not really about who would win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night but how the runner-ups would finish.
The fact that AJ McCarron finished second is a great sign of respect for what he has achieved and I for one am proud of him.
|Jameis Winston - Florida State||668||84||33||2205|
|AJ McCarron – Alabama||79||162||143||704|
|Jordan Lynch - Northern Illinois||40||149||140||558|
|Andre Williams - Boston College||29||127||129||470|
|Johnny Manziel - Texas A&M||30||103||125||421|
|Tre Mason – Auburn||31||121||69||404|
|Bryce Petty – Baylor||4||40||35||127|
|Derek Carr - Fresno State||6||23||43||107|
|Braxton Miller - Ohio State||4||21||37||97|
|Ka'Deem Carey – Arizona||2||14||36||70|
After Mark Ingram's win in 2009, this is the highest an Alabama player has finished in the voting. David "The Deuce" Palmer finished third in 1993 and Trent Richardson was third in 2011.
Other Alabama Top 5 finalists:
Joe Kilgrow, halfback, 1937, finished fifth.
Harry Gilmer, quarterback, finished fifth in 1945 and again in 1947.
Pat Trammell, quarterback, 1961, fifth.
Lee Roy Jordan, linebacker-center, 1962, fourth.
Johnny Musso, running back, fourth.
Terry Davis, quarterback, 1972, fifth.
Jay Barker, quarterback, 1994, fifth.